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Taipei (Taiwan)

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  • Bryn Terfel, opera's friendly superstar

     
    I don't know how celebrities can stand to be in public. I suppose being flattered by strangers is a rush for a while. But at some point the intrusions have got to be incredibly tiresome. In classical music there is......
  • Philip Hersh: U.S. figure skating pair Mary Beth Marley and Rockne Brubaker going places fast

     
    It was a long trip for an apparently insignificant competition, but one that pairs figure skaters Mary Beth Marley and Rockne Brubaker hoped might pay a big dividend. Marley and Brubaker went to the GAM Nestle Nesquik Cup in Torun,......
  • Acer slashing tablet shipment target by about 60% for 2011

     
    Acer is cutting its tablet computer shipment target for 2011 by about 60%, after months of its slate-like devices failing to take off with consumers as the company had originally projected, according to a report. The Taiwanese company, which is the second...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: ready, set, go!

     
    Eleven teams leave Los Angeles for Taipei, Taiwan, in the "Amazing Race" kickoff; one is saved by Twitter....
  • Cruising Asia's modern miracles and ancient wonders aboard the Ocean Princess

    Cruising Asia's modern miracles and ancient wonders aboard the Ocean Princess
    On a windy, showery February evening midway through our 16-night cruise from Laem Chabang, Thailand, to Shanghai, my wife, Laurel, and I stood on the balcony of our stateroom aboard the Ocean Princess, berthed at the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula. Across...
  • Lebron James Dunked On, Stolen From By Taiwanese Kid [VIDEO]

    Lebron James Dunked On, Stolen From By Taiwanese Kid [VIDEO]
    Lebron James arrived in Taipei, Taiwan for the 2011 Nike Asia tour and was rudely welcomed by a slight Taiwanese kid who promptly stole the ball from him before dunking right in Bron Bron's face. In a video posted to YouTube, Lebron can be seen dribbling...
  • Prosecutor: Man molested children wife brought him

    Prosecutor: Man molested children wife brought him
    SAN DIEGO -- A Mission Valley man abused and molested children that his wife brought to him at their daycare center, a prosecutor said Tuesday, but attorneys for the defendants said there wasn't enough evidence to back up that claim. Mark Kaczmarczyk,...
  • Microsoft to buy Skype for pricey $8.5 billion

    Microsoft to buy Skype for pricey  $8.5 billion
    (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp plans to buy Internet phone service Skype for $8.5 billion in its biggest-ever acquisition, placing a rich bet on mobile and the Internet to try to best rivals such as Google Inc. In a deal that took about a month from offer to...
  • Microsoft unveils 'Windows 8' operating system

    Microsoft unveils 'Windows 8' operating system
    TAIPEI/PALOS VERDES, California (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp showed off a version of its next operating system at technology conferences in the United States and Taipei, as some PC makers grumbled over restrictions on their involvement in the development of...
  • How to eat well, and cheaply, in Taipei

    How to eat well, and cheaply, in Taipei
    There are two rules I follow when traveling: If your taxi driver suggests a cool local spot, listen to him. And if you see a line of locals outside an eatery, go there. On a recent visit to Taipei, Taiwan, these rules led me to some truly revelatory food...
  • Need an Asian language interpreter, teacher or city navigator? There's an app for that

    Need an Asian language interpreter, teacher or city navigator? There's an app for that
    If language limitations have kept Asia off your destination list, smart-phone applications can help you overcome those barriers. Before you go abroad, try testing apps that use the Internet or GPS to determine how much data roaming they do. Adding an...